Google's Experimental Newsroom Avoids Negative Headlines

theodp writes: After Brazil's dramatic World Cup defeat by Germany, writes NPR's Aarti Shahani, Google's experimental newsroom focused on search trends that didn't rub salt in Brazil's wounds, choosing to not publish a single trend on Brazilian search terms.

Google's Experimental Newsroom Avoids Negative Headlines

theodp writes: After Brazil's dramatic World Cup defeat by Germany, writes NPR's Aarti Shahani, Google's experimental newsroom focused on search trends that didn't rub salt in Brazil's wounds, choosing to not publish a single trend on Brazilian search terms.

Supreme Court Gives Tacit Approval To Warrantless DNA Collection

An anonymous reader writes On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review a case involving the conviction of a man based solely on the analysis of his "inadvertently shed" DNA.

What Would Minecraft 2 Look Like Under Microsoft?

An anonymous reader writes "Microsoft spent billions purchasing Mojang, the studio behind the game Minecraft, and while it's unlikely to start work on a sequel anytime soon, rather than continue development of the game, it's worth considering what a Minecraft 2 will look like. After all,

Why We Should Stop Hiding File-Name Extensions

An anonymous reader writes 14 years after the Anna Kournikova virus took advantage of users' ignorance about file-name extensions in order to wreak worldwide havoc,

Khronos Group Announces Vulkan To Compete Against DirectX 12

Phopojijo writes The Khronos Group has announced the Vulkan API for compute and graphics. Its goal is to compete against DirectX 12. It has some interesting features,

Inside the North Korean Data Smuggling Movement

Sparrowvsrevolution writes A new Wired magazine story goes inside the North Korean rebel movement seeking to overthrow Kim Jong-un by smuggling USB drives into the country packed with foreign television and movies. As the story describes, one group has stashed USB drives in Chinese cargo trucks.

NVIDIA Fixes Old Compiz Bug

jones_supa writes NVIDIA has fixed a long-standing issue in the Ubuntu Unity desktop by patching Compiz. When opening the window of a new application, it would go black or become transparent on NVIDIA hardware. There have been bug reports dating back to Ubuntu 12.10 times.

Hillary Clinton Used Personal Email At State Dept., Possibly Breaking Rules

HughPickens.com writes: The NY Times reports that Hillary Rodham Clinton exclusively used a personal email account to conduct government business as secretary of state, according to State Department officials.

Asteroid Mining Bill Introduced In Congress To Protect Private Property Rights

MarkWhittington writes: "Rep. Bill Posey (R-FL) announced on Thursday that he was introducing a bill along with Rep, Derek Kilmer (D-WA) called the American Space Technology for Exploring Resource Opportunities in Deep Space (ASTEROIDS) Act of 2014 (PDF).

Aereo Embraces Ruling, Tries To Re-Classify Itself As Cable Company

An anonymous reader writes Rather than completely shuttering its TV-over-the-internet business, Aereo has decided to embrace the Supreme Court's recent decision against it. In a letter to the lower court overseeing the litigation between the company and network broadcasters,

Hair-Raising Technique Detects Drugs, Explosives On Human Body

sciencehabit writes Scientists have found a way to combine Van de Graaff generators with a common laboratory instrument to detect drugs, explosives, and other illicit materials on the human body. In the laboratory,

Les robes géographiques 地图连衣裙

地图连衣裙(Les robes géographiques)是法国艺术家 Elisabeth Lecourt (伊丽莎白)的一系列有趣的创意设计作品,把丰富、壮美的河山印在服饰上别致而又独特,这其中也许还蕴藏着主动去探索世界和让世界了解你的深厚内涵因为总觉得它不是看上去那么简单,就连裙摆上的地图构图也是经过艺术家精心布置的。

小团队管理工具选择:不需要大而全

该如何选择小团队管理工具?摩博科技技术副总监赵九州认为最该注重实效,不需要大而全。而满足所有情景的工具是不存在的。选择团队管理工具主要应考虑功能、速度、好用这三个因素,最终落实在团队成员使用率上。

锤子手机再曝好消息:支持4G网络

之前曾有媒体送出了锤子手机的配置和外形,随后罗永浩对此进行了否定。现在用户在微博上放出了一张图,并表示锤子手机将支持4G网络,随后罗永浩对这条消息进行了回复,并声称锤子手机的确支持4G网络。

如何学习家具设计,有哪些入门的书籍值得推荐?

先学一些平面构成,看一些类似《秩序感》、《构成研究》、《艺术设计的点、线、面》之类的书,后两本在国内比较冷门,但是很经典很透彻,学习这些才能在设计家具立面时保证美感、节奏与韵律,其实就和音乐的谱曲与编曲一样,一切艺术的最高解释形式就是音乐。

New Federal Database Will Track Americans' Credit Ratings, Other Financial Info

schwit1 (797399) writes "As many as 227 million Americans may be compelled to disclose intimate details of their families and financial lives — including their Social Security numbers — in a new national database being assembled by two federal agencies.

中盛新能源强化土耳其市场布局 首个免许可项目并网

中国南京2014年7月16日电 /美通社/ -- 全球领先的智能化能源解决方案提供商 -- 中盛新能源有限公司(下称“中盛新能源”、“中盛”)宣布与德国 DOMILUX 公司合作的土耳其屋顶光伏示范项目已正式并网运行。

思科6.35亿美元收购网络安全公司OpenDNS

据《华尔街日报》网络版报道,思科周二表示,已同意以6.35亿美元收购私人控股网络安全公司OpenDNS。这是思科增强其安全业务的最新举措。 思科预计,这笔收购交易将在明年第一季度完成。

Google Chrome v43.0.2357.134 正式版发布

感谢N软网的投递谷歌浏览器Chrome Stable 稳定版迎来例行升级,新版本号为v43.0.2357.134,本次更新了稳定性改进及Bug修复!Google Chrome,又称Google浏览器,是个由Google(谷歌)公司开发的网页浏览器。

Adobe云协作平台,让创作者们再也不需要纸和笔

不知何时起,iPad 类平板设备已经被视为鸡肋。想想2012 年,初代 iPad 发布的时后,iPad 被视为智能手机与笔记本之间的中间设备,回邮件,浏览网页,玩游戏的不二之选。

2015年乌镇戏剧节的精彩看点是什么?

【多图预警】我在2015年的「乌镇戏剧节」待满了10天看了大部分的邀请剧目外国剧目全数集齐,可以召唤神龙了简评如下,对,这是一个炫耀帖~~~“B先生和P先生”法国乐旭文化公司 — BP ZOOM喜剧组合编剧/导演/演员:伯尼·柯林斯、菲利普·马茨场馆:国乐剧院乔瞧戏:★★★★非常优雅的喜剧。

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